Your favorite democracy duo is back with another electric episode featuring Desmond Meade of Florida Rights Restoration and The Equity Alliance Direct Impact Fellows: Terrance Simpson, Big Fridge, Robert Sherrill, and Daniel Westbrooks. Participants share how their personal stories of challenge and triumph have led them to be community leaders, entrepreneurs, and voting rights restoration advocates.
Charlane and Tequila are Co-Founders and Co-Executive Directors of The Equity Alliance.
Porch Politics is recorded LIVE from our porch every other Thursday at 6 pm CT. You can stream it on The Tennessee Holler or wait for it to drop as a podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever else you like to listen.
Perceived problems with the 2020 election are historical but many things like government IDs, long lines, limited hours, closed polling places, intimidation and misinformation have been chipping away at our ability and willingness to vote for years. We the people will need to overcome voter fraud in all its forms or risk losing our right to self-govern.
LISTEN 🎧 "In the ‘greatest nation in the world’ there is sometimes a 6-hour wait to vote…IT IS UNACCEPTABLE."@watkinstribe8 talking w/ @sandrafrice55 on #WhatAboutUs about all the ways in which we need to be combatting voter suppression.
— The Tennessee Holler (@TheTNHoller) December 18, 2020
State Representative Mike Sparks (who won’t acknowledge that the Civil War was fought over slavery) said he’ll debate any journalist about race, John Deberry, #MeToo, Antifa, etc…we accept.
Come on the show anytime, Mark!
We hear “Erasing history” and “destroying our heritage” but what does one family member raised in the South and great-grandson of a revered Confederate General think about the removal of a monument from the public square? Louis Rice joins to discuss.
LISTEN 🎧 "If we’re going to have a nat'l dialogue on systemic racism you have to come to grips that we were founded as a slave nation."
— The Tennessee Holler (@TheTNHoller) November 6, 2020